Sunrise Springs Spa Resort - Adults Only4.0 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
Grounds BEAUTIFUL! Service EXCELLENT! Private Pools really NICE! Food at the Blue Heron very good BUT pricey! Farm to Table!!!! Huge THANK YOU and KUDO to Billy, Danielle and Sabrina! Excellent classes! Now SPOILER ALERT!!!! No TV! Now I understand the relaxation idea of the resort but for a guy that missed out on a Sunday of football especially the Sunday night game, when there is nothing to do on the resort on a cold November evening but to be in your room a TV, to me, would be relaxing! Also if you are going on the weekdays (Sunday-Thursday) check the time frames to eat. If you want to sleep in you will miss breakfast and have to wait till lunch, no brunch or cafe available. Take Snacks! Food at the Blue Heron very pricey! Now I am not poor but we went to have lunch and dinner in Santa Fe and paid a small fraction of the price of our first dinner night at the resort. But ultimately it was a great Staycation!
Had previously stayed in regular room and have to say the 2 bedroom casita was far superior. Beautifully appointed with tasteful decor and cozy fireplace and very spacious. Staff so accommodating and grounds lovely. Can't hear a thing inside your casitas and entire property is very serene and peaceful. Wonderful getaway.
Positives: Friendly staff. Room was comfortable and clean. Didn't hear noise from other rooms. Complimentary tea and coffee in room was good. Landscaped grounds and pond were attractive. Massage in the spa was excellent though very expensive. Breakfast (omelet, granola, fruit, coffee) was good but nothing memorable. Lying in hammock around pool was very relaxing. My friend who swam said the water was cold. On one occasion there weren't enough towels at the pool. Restaurant staff attentive and helpful. Negatives: Gardener(s) using loud power tools early in morning (before 8am). After returning home from visiting the spa I called (and emailed) the front desk to ask them to send a copy of the agenda from my visit. Never received the agenda. That's the difference between average/good customer service and very good service.
Just 30 hours there but it felt like a 3-day retreat.... absolutely loved it and can't wait to return! Beautiful grounds, cheerful and friendly staff, and a wonderful array of activities to choose from... cooking, mindfulness, yoga, exercise, swinging from a tree, walking the pathways, soaking in a private tub with gorgeous cottonwoods and a brilliant blue sky above! The Blue Heron restaurant offered gorgeous views with superb food and the wine list offered a nice variety at reasonable prices.
My husband and I stayed at the Sunrise Springs resort for 2 days. We booked last minute with a package deal that came with breakfast and a day pass at either the sister resort 90 minutes away or a tub reservation for an hour at the property. We ended up doing both. We arrived at the hotel mid-afternoon and check-in was a breeze. They brought us to our room which was a queen bed room in one of the two story buildings. They also have private casitas, but we didn't book those rooms. I would likely stay in one of those next time we come back - we will for sure come back. Our room was great with a nice touch of truffles to welcome us and say Happy Anniversary. There is really yummy coffee and tea in the room with a fridge, which even had creamers (real cream, such a treat). They asked about our pillow choices prior to arriving, but those didn't seem to make it to the room - no big deal. I stay in hotels every week for work and never have a foam pillow, so I didn't even call to ask for them. When we arrived there were sign-ups at the front desk for different options on the property. Be sure to check them out as they fill up quickly. We signed up for the hike that started at 8:00 am the next morning with Daniel. HIGHLY recommend the hike, it's not too strenuous but will test your balance, climbing over rocks and such. Well worth it and Daniel is a wonderful man with a lot of great knowledge of the area and the writings left by the Indians that you will get to see up close. Amazing - it's like hiking through a museum. Highlight of our trip. We went to the spa for the second part of the day and enjoyed some of the vast amenities. We ended up booking a spa for 2 for 50 minutes - one of the other highlights of our trip. We had one issue with the room - it was cold outside, but the room was stuffy and needed air. The air conditioner had frozen over and we were not able to use our Air for 2 hours. It was late at night and they were not able to fix it. It was not horrible, but a bit warm and stuffy. We left the door open the next day and cooled the room off enough to be comfy the rest of our stay. Upon check out they were very apologetic and made sure we were taken care of. They are all about customer service and making things right. As someone said in an earlier post, I would recommend a different heat and cooling system. We had breakfast every morning in the Blue Heron restaurant and lunch on one of the days. The service was really great both days and the food was fresh and presented beautifully. We wished we had more time to have dinner there. We left the resort and drove to Ojo Caliente on our way home. It is the sister property to Sunrise Springs. It was a nice resort with many more soaking pools and more of a bath house feel. We enjoyed the pools, but the mud bath was very watery and didn't seem to stick to your body. They also made you pay for robes and lockers with the day pass, which I thought since you were coming from the sister property with a day pass they would treat you similar to a hotel guest. Other than that, it was a great time and we spent about 3 hours at the property and enjoyed the different soaking pools. Thank you for a great trip to Santa Fe! We will be back and will for sure be coming back to Sunrise Springs Resort.
From the moment we arrived here we had a feeling we would like this place. It seems every inch of the property has been thoughtfully designed. The casitas were large, clean and comfortable. The staff was helpful and attentive but in a friendly and casual way. We enjoyed the many activities on site and learned so much about so many things: succulents, relaxation, stretching classes, etc. Unfortunately the puppies weren't there but we sure had a great time with the mums - Honey Pie and Frannie! We enjoyed wandering around the grounds, picking amazingly sweet apples from the trees, and loved our late night swim and hot tub under the stars. The breakfasts and lunches we had at the Blue Heron were excellent as well. It was just such an amazing atmosphere - relaxing and beautiful. Highly recommended! My only suggestion would be to change the heating/cooling system in the casitas. When the heating came on, the fan was extremely loud and there was no control over the speed. So in the end we just got an extra blanket and kept it off. But really that's a fairly minor issue - it would not stop me from returning.
My husband and I stayed at Sunrise Springs for our 30th wedding anniversary night. We would have stayed longer, but had a sick pup at home we'd left with friends and couldn't spend more than one night away. (We live in Santa Fe.) Our check in seemed to go smoothly and we were given a friendly orientation and followed one of their vehicles to the building where our room was. The room was nice, tea upon arrival, bottled water and french press coffee much appreciated. We had booked massages for that afternoon and they were very nice, including wrapping our hands and feet in hot towels, but they were pretty pricey even for Santa Fe. We relaxed around the grounds afterwards, enjoyed some simple snacks laid out for all on a table inside Moon House and had two San Pelligrino sodas offered by a nice bartender which we had been told were complimentary when we'd checked in. We returned to our room to change before our dinner reservation at the on-property restaurant and slipped in a few minutes with the puppies (they are on their way to careers as service dogs through Assistance Dogs of the West, an amazing organization) on our way to dinner. Dinner service was not up to par even though our waiter was very nice, some of the items the menu indicated as included on our dishes were missing and despite asking for them, they never arrived and we just didn't want to bother after a certain point. Due to food allergies, I had to ask that the green beans on my entree be substituted with something else, and our waiter looked terrified to ask the chef for such a simple accommodation. We'd heard about Rocky, so in some ways weren't that surprised, but it still seemed like putting some asparagus spears on the dish didn't ruin either the presentation or the dish. I got a taste of what the waiter was feeling when Rocky came out to the dining room and gave vigorous conversational greetings to every other table but ours... a snub for sure. After completing our meal, we were presented with a dinner check for the full amount and asked to sign it to our room. Since the dinner was included in the package we'd reserved, it was not a comfortable moment for us to have to ask why we were being charged for our dinner when it was supposed to have been included. After a bit of a wait, someone other than our waiter came over and explained with some intensity that they have to itemize everything we consume for bookkeeping purposes but that we were not actually paying the full price for what we ate and told us that we 'actually getting a good deal' on our meals. That was not a fun way to end an anniversary dinner to say the least when we were expecting an inclusive and relaxing experience. We wandered the grounds on our way back to our room enjoying a mild May night, the stars and the quiet. Unfortunately, when we got back into our room we could hear sounds through the walls from other guests until later in the night. In the morning my husband took an early yoga class while I snoozed, meeting up later at breakfast in the restaurant. Breakfast was good, ordering from the menu instead of having a buffet was nice, but it took forever to get our food and we had to ask for coffee twice before it came. Again, the wait staff was very nice, but connecting the dots to service that matched was terrible and we were presented with an itemized bill to sign before leaving. After breakfast we attended a class on making smoothies which was very, very informative and included picking fresh greens from the gardens and learning some really good tips from the instructor. I'd thought we'd each get our own smoothie out of the workshop, but was fine with having just a sample because it was super rich with such fresh nutrients. (Note: Her class has forever improved our smoothies into actually being nutritious!) After the class it was time to head out, back to the real world. Upon checking out, as my husband was taking care of the bill at guest registration, things just didn't add up. We were charged for the beverages at Moon House when we'd been told that non-alcoholic beverages were complimentary. My husband told the desk person this and he said that none of the beverages at Moon House were complimentary. I stepped up and told him that we'd both been standing there at check in and been told otherwise. He said that was not the case and that we must have been confused about what we'd heard. Instead of taking us at our word, he kept the charges on our bill for 4 San Pelligrino sodas at a premium price while telling us that he was sorry we misunderstood their policies. I told him we hadn't both misunderstood, and that if we'd been told there would be a cost for them, we would have carried our own beverages with us to consume after our massages while relaxing in the gardens because since we knew that there was no place to buy anything extra on property we had brought a cooler along with snacks and beverages and that in fact we had brought the same exact San Pelligrino sodas in our own cooler from home!!! So, here's my take away: 1. I expected a true retreat where we would not have to deal with money issues since we'd paid in advance for an inclusive package. Being presented with itemized bills at every meal to sign off on spoiled the mood. There must be another way for guests who have purchased their meals in advance. 2. If the policy of Sunrise Springs is to quibble with guests over some inexpensive beverages in a manner that treats your guests like they must be morons who don't understand anything is insulting... and that's a real deal breaker for me to return. 3. The chef is just a little too full of himself to make a poor waiter too afraid to ask for a very, very simple substitution and then snub only that one guest table when 'making the rounds' of the dining room - another deal breaker that will keep me from returning. (Note: That's been a big disappointment to us because in years past before Sunrise Springs had closed down and been put up for sale, it had been a real pleasure to dine on there the terrace and we'd been looking forward to having it back as a choice for special occasions... oh well, it's not back on our list anymore!) 4. The grounds are beautiful and peaceful. It was nice to see them back in their former glory and then some with the renovations. It felt good to be swept away from our regular lives without having to go through airport security, travel for hours and hours and arrive exhausted.
We are staying here for 6 days. There is a lot to do! The staff is so friendly, the food amazing, Love the spa, activities are fun (especially the silkie chickens and the puppies), and it's absolutely gorgeous here. This is a great place to come and relax because it's so peaceful. It's close to downtown Santa Fe which is nice if you want to go explore. I highly recommend Sunrise Springs to everyone, you will be so happy you stayed here!!!!
This is a beautiful property geared more towards a ladies wellness weekend than a Santa Fe luxury resort weekend. Pros - The property is beautiful, peaceful and very quiet. The pictures on the website are very accurate. - The casita rooms are huge and quiet with a comfy bed and a gas fireplace. - If you're into healthy food (e.g., banana pancakes were made simply from egg and banana), the restaurant is very good. If you're not, you won't like this and there are no other dining options nearby. Beer and wine are available at the restaurant, but no cocktails and no bar. Cons - 30 minutes from Santa Fe. Spent over $100 on Uber for a Saturday dinner in Santa Fe - The classes we were most interested in weren't offered the weekend we were there. We didn't do a single class and were very disappointed. Check their website for their class schedule before you book. - The spa is very limited. There are nice treatment rooms (no couples massage though) and private hot tubs (ojitos - which were awesome), but there are no locker rooms and everyone waits to change in just two bathrooms. - No late checkout even when the property was clearly at less than 50% capacity All in all, we had a great time, but in hindsight I wished we had tried Ten Thousand Waves instead. We just aren't the target audience for Sunrise.
My friend and I had the most lovely time. We arrived on Wednesday and left on Sunday. This was the best spa vacation I’ve ever been on. The staff made me feel so special. I could see other guests feeling the same way. Our dining options were organic, fresh and super yummy. Everyone needs to try the mushroom fritters. Holy delicious... One night I asked if I could have some lobster with butter. 10 minutes later here it comes. I feel like I’ve used all the words for describing great food. The lobster was beyond mouth water words. Thank you chef for giving me such happy memories, you are a great talent. We did many of the activities that were included. I loved the puppy play. I went twice. From the 85 degree swimming pool , hot tub, hammocks, s’mores by the bon fire, sage spread around, Incredible food, hiking, comfy beds, Spa treatments, meditation, exercise classes, and beautiful grounds, I for sure will be back. I want to thank the team at Sunrise Springs for making our trip so very nice.
- Free full breakfast
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free parking
- Onsite dining
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort - Adults Only places you 1 mi (1.6 km) from Rancho de los Golondrinas. This 52-room, 4-star resort welcomes guests with free breakfast, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. It's in the mountains and also within a 30-minute drive of Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.
Start your day off right with a free full breakfast. This resort has a restaurant that's perfect for a leisurely bite to eat.
All 52 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Free bottled water, safes, and ironing boards are other standard amenities.
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort - Adults Only features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 75.00 per person one way. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa resort include a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and a seasonal outdoor pool.
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97% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 176 reviews